ATHENS - Marcelle B. Burdette, 88, died Monday, March 25, 2013.
A native of Mount Hope, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Abb Pitman and Emma Franklin Benton. She retired from Reliance Electric and was a charter member of Central Baptist Church.
Survivors include sons, Gerry (Deborah) Burdette, Athens, and Michael Burdette, Eatonton; sister, Lillian Sanders, Athens; brother, Robert C. Benton, Charleston, S.C.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 27, at 1 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Quiet Oaks Nursing Home.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.